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In God's Hands (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama, Sport  |  24 April 1998 (USA)
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Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane Dorian ...
Shane (as Patrick Shane Dorian)
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Mickey
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Shaun Tomson ...
Wyatt
Maylin Pultar ...
Serena
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Phillips
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Captain
Brian L. Keaulana ...
Brian
Darrick Doerner ...
Darrick
Pete Cabrinha ...
Pete
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Rush
Mike Stewart ...
Stewart
Brock Little ...
Brock
Tom Stern ...
Shane's Father
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Girl on Train
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Storyline

In God's Hands is the story of big wave riders that go all over the globe searching to ride bigger and bigger waves. The story mostly follows Shane Dorian and his obsession with surfing. It also follows how they train for waves like that. Written by <SurferChick@alloymail.com>

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wave | travel | surfer | surfing | surfboard | See All (8) »

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Fortune favors the brave. See more »

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Action | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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24 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nas Mãos de Deus  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$555,342 (USA) (24 April 1998)

Gross:

$1,379,977 (USA) (15 May 1998)
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Great Waves!!!
24 January 1999 | by (Cairns Australia) – See all my reviews

What can you say about a film that has thirty minutes of fantastic surfing footage but not much more at all? Well, not much more at all.

In God's Hands stars three non actors (that's pretty obvious) who are also top surfers. They're the real thing. Patrick Shane Dorian, Matt George and Matty Liu really do ride this 40 plus foot monsters in this film, and really are towed onto them by jet skis. And all of that is pretty awesome.

I didn't find the sound track all that appealing but I think I've been wiped out in a bit of a Morning Of The Earth time warp for twenty years now. That surfing flick, which I saw in a hall in the Coff's Harbour decades ago, just has to be one of the best films for me ever.

But none of those Morning Of The Earth waves were the monsters that these lads snake down, and get murdered under.

So the surfies out there, and there's plenty of them, will just have to see this fantastic wave action and they'll just have to see it on the big screen. They won't expect much more than just waves with human's sliding down them and they won't be disappointed.


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